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  • Facilitator for Carer Group
    with Alzheimer Scotland (Fife)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO72018 - Created/last updated: 26/02/2020


    About this opportunity:Alzheimer Scotland are currently looking for volunteers to facilitate carer groups at our Information Cafes across Fife.
    Do you have a background in health and social care or experience managing groups?
    Our Information Cafes would benefit from having Group Facilitators who can help carers of people living with dementia with any questions they have. The Group Facilitator will signpost carers to services available to the person living with dementia.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:The volunteer will receive a 2 hour induction session with the Volunteer Coordinator with further training from staff in Alzheimer Scotland on information available to people living with dementia. There will be a 6 month support meeting with the Volunteer Coordinator after the volunteer begins their role.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    Yes - Expenses are processed by the Alzheimer Scotland office once the volunteer completes an expenses form which is issued at induction.

    Experience required:Good communication skills, patient, reliable, calm, able to retain information.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe Information Cafes are currently based in Buckhaven, Benarty, Oakly, Dunfermline, Cupar, Glenrothes and Newburgh. More Cafes may be rolled out over time.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
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